Sunday, 26 July 2015

ACEO's and ATC's

Most of us have heard about ATC's but I have gone down the ACEO and Inchie route. What is the difference? ATC's are not meant to be sold, they are generally swapped or given away and originate from the original baseball trading cards in the US which must measure exactly 2.5" X 3.5".

The ACEO was started by M.Vänçi Stirnemann to sell mini works of art. ACEO = Art Card Edition Originals. ACEO's are made with the intention of selling.

My first set of ACEO's are called 'Wings of Time'

To make I printed out a design onto inkjet cotton, zig zagged into place on a piece of felt, then added embellishments. This is a great way to use up all those bits kept 'Just in case'. Each piece of art has been mounted and stitched onto a piece of card measuring 2.5" X 3.5" and bears a label with the details of the collection and reference number. I have loved making these and already have several more sets planned.

Not much else from me this week, this dull weather has put me in book reading mode curled up on the sofa. In other words a bout of the lazies, lol

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  1. So beautiful. I'm familiar with ATC's and saw something about inches the other day but ACEO's is new to me. I love the idea of uses those tiny bits that are too good to part with.

  2. I've never taken part with ATC's, but always wanted to, and not heard of ACEO'a but my yours are stunningly beautiful, and such a great set. I look forward to seeing more x

  3. lovely cards hun- they are fun to make arent they and defo uses up bits dont want anymore :)

  4. I never knew there was such a thing as inkjet cotton! Off to google it now!

  5. They are really pretty Caroline, I can just imagine a couple of them in a pretty frame.

  6. Beautiful, not heard of ACEO's before... I would end up keeping every scrap ever if I started making these!!!


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